Microsoft Edu Moments

Happy Friday! It has been another busy week for our superb team of #MicrosoftEdu Educators! Our Microsoft Moments blog this week will focus on: School Celebration Blog MEC Course of the Week E2 Event at  Microsoft, Paddington. Events in the Microsoft Training Academy, Paddington Top MIEE Tweet! Here’s this week’s Microsoft Moments: Let’s kick off…


Microsoft Showcase School Case Study- Ysgol Bae Baglan

The subject of a recent BBC feature, Ysgol Bae Baglan in Port Talbot is a brand new Microsoft Showcase School, and a shining example of how technology can be used to empower educators and transform learning outcomes for students. Watch the BBC report here: £40m Ysgol Bae Baglan ‘superschool’ in Port Talbot to open Replacing…


MIEE Spotlight- Joel Mills

 Today’s MIEE Spotlight is on Joel Mills, Technology Enhanced Learning Advisor at the University of Hull. Joel is passionate about the impact that Minecraft can have in Education from Primary right through to Higher Education. Joel is leading his field in research and in practice in using Minecraft Education Edition within the University. He has…


Azure Stack available for everyone!!!

Can’t wait to drive this technology with our customers and partners … https://news.microsoft.com/en-gb/2017/07/14/microsoft-releases-azure-stack-everyone-can-enjoy-benefits-cloud/?wt.mc_id=AID640463_QSG_EML_177222_5236054_7349746 Microsoft has expanded its cloud service by letting companies enjoy all the benefits of Azure within their own data centres. Azure Stack has been rolled out across the world, and allows developers to create and run applications on their own servers but…


MIEE Spotlight- Lynsey McName

  Today’s MIEE Spotlight shines on Lynsey McName, Curriculum Leader of Design, Engineering and Technology at Holy Rood RC High School in Edinburgh. Lynsey is passionate about using a variety of technologies in her classroom to enhance the learning of her pupils and loves sharing her knowledge and skills with other professionals in her area….


MIEE Spotlight- Martine Mannion

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is looking at the fantastic work of Martine Mannion, Teacher of Computing & Digital Learning Lead at Wellingborough School. Martine is passionate about ensuring her young people have the fundamental skills for the 21st Century. Martine has changed paradigms in her classroom by incorporating innovative pedagogy to equip her learners with the…


Microsoft Showcase School Case Study- Simon de Senlis Primary School

Simon de Senlis Primary School as a Showcase School Simon de Senlis Primary School in Northampton is a successful and creative primary school with 420 students which has been recognised as a Microsoft Global Showcase School because of their excellence in transforming learning environments to deliver more personalised education to students, using mobile and cloud technology to better prepare students…


MIEE Spotlight- David Kynes

Today’s MIEE Spotlight takes a look at the practice of David Kynes, Head of Science at Myddelton College in Wales. David is passionate about using technology to allow his young people to thrive in the 21st Century and ever changing future. He sets out to inspire his students daily, as well as his fellow teachers. At…


Checkout Azure Government at Microsoft Ignite! Wednesday, September 27th, 10:45am

Attending Microsoft Ignite in Orlando? Join us at our session where we will show how Azure Government can bring innovation to your agency’s mission! U.S. Government and public-sector agencies live under a microscope of demands and expectations. To provide innovative services, they need the agility and speed of cloud, but with an extra level of…


Microsoft Bot Framework Part 4: Natural Language AI, LUIS

Welcome to the fourth post on using Microsoft Bot Framework! Microsoft Bot Framework Part 1: Getting Started Microsoft Bot Framework Part 2: Hello World Microsoft Bot Framework Part 3:  Conversation For the final installment of my 4-part blog series, there is a special guest I would like you to meet: LUIS! Language Understanding Intelligent Service…